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with the syrian opposition on the challenges ahead once the assad regime falls. steve, to you first. what do you understand the situation on the ground to be right now in syria? >> we have seen in the past month a significant shift in the momentum of events on the ground. we have seen the opposition increase the effectiveness of its tactics. it has acquired weapons that have permitted it to challenge the regime much more effectively across a broad range of fronts ranging from the south of syria to damascus to the north, and we're seeing this reflected in the regime's response to the opposition including some of the activities surrounding movement of chemical weapons. we don't know exactly what's at stake but part of the speculation is that they're putting themselves into a position in which they could create a defensive zone if it turns out to they're unable to defend damascus in the long run. >> woodruff: what is known about the evidence that this is a serious threat that they may turn to chemical weapons? >> the intentions of the regime are uncertain. i don't think anybody knows what bashar al
. >> tom: steve, which brand benefits the most from odd pairing, discount target to the high-end luxury neiman marcus? >> i think it is sort of a complicated analysis. i think for target, it is all win. from target's perspective, sales will be quite good. you look at the average target customer -- neiman marcus brands are often inaccessible to these folks. the chance to go to target and get some of the higher-end products i think will be very attractive and draw a lot of excitement to the store, and draw a heck of a lot of traffic for them. i think also in terms of branding, target is going to make out very well here. neiman marcus, the association consumers have are up-scale, prestigious, and so forth. for target, one of their most important marketing objectives is to be perceived as a little above walmart and k-mart and so on. by target having this partnership, they can leverage the associations that neiman marcus has developed. >> tom: does neiman marcus then lose something here in this relationship? >> neiman marcus, i think their core goal is sales. they have 40 stores, and target
. steve nash will be able to create, which is why he is here. they have been fun to watch the last couple of games because of that. tavis: the phil jackson thing will be a darker truth for a long time. >> and if a very tall guy shows up at your door, a very large silhouette, the careful, you know? "square shoulders, you know? tavis: speaking of a dark truth, that is the name of the new project from andy garcia. starring forrest whitacker. eva longoria. >> kim, from "sons of anarchy." tavis: that is our show tonight. thanks for tuning in. until next time, keep the faith. >> for more information on today's show, visit tavis smiley at pbs.org. tavis: hi, i'm tavis smiley. join me next time for a conversation with selling author michael connelly on the 20th anniversary of harry bosch. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminating hunger and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as
: many of mf global's customers were from main street. >> how are you doing? >> narrator: steve meyers used mf global to trade futures on behalf of scores of farmers and ranchers in the midwest. >> adm does most things... >> many people cleared through mf global because they were the world's largest. so it gives you some comfort in the fact that you're always going to have that liquidity, you're dealing with somebody that's everywhere in the world. >> narrator: but when corzine took over mf global, the firm was in deep trouble. revenue from commissions wasn't covering expenses. the firm was losing money. >> when corzine first came in, the ratings agencies told him, "look, you stepped into a firm that has a lot of problems. so you don't have unlimited time. the ratings on this firm are fairly low for a firm in its business and the bias is to move them lower." and so that put more pressure on corzine than he would have otherwise faced. >> we're transforming from sort of an old-line brokerage firm into an investment bank. >> narrator: corzine set about cutting costs and replacing old-line
gates, mark zuckerberg, steve jobs. they did pretty well. >> yes, well, for any of them who will cite those examples i would encourage them to watch the probability videos. >> very low probability of that happening to them. >> lebron james, too, and others. i, you know, those are good examples, and i would be happy if my children became internet billionaires. but that's not a career track that we can all depend on. what i think is exciting about the next five years, the next ten years, next 30 years, is there's going to be much more variety in how people can learn and how people can get credentials. in the last 100 years or 200 years there was only one way to do it. go to a four-year institution, t go to a community college, pay a lot of tuition, get a bachelor's of science, bachelor's of art. they could choose that path, they could choose that path and apprenticeship. could do just an apprenticeship. apprenticeship plus online learning. it will be up to them to decide what fits their needs best and prove it to the job market or prove it to a graduate school that they're ready for tha
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